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Due to exceptionally dry conditions, the Department of Wildlife Resources has implemented a complete ban on any open burning (e.g., campfires, grills) on all DWR properties west of Interstate 95, effective immediately and lasting until further notice.

Fish Citations

To view citations by species and body of water from 2020 to present day. Visit the Go Outdoors Virginia: Angler Recognition Program website. In the bottom left corner under “Trophy Catch Submissions” you can click to “view all” awarded citations.


Date of CatchAnglerSpeciesWeightLength
2/6/2005Robert Holmes, Jr.Blue Catfish38 lbs.
3/22/2005Barry RevelsBlue Catfish45 lbs.
3/29/2005William FisherWalleye7 lbs., 03 oz.26 1/2
4/23/2005Isaac Newcomer, Jr.Blue Catfish42 lbs., 12 oz.43
5/5/2005Clyde Mahan, Sr.Striped Bass24 lbs.37 1/4
5/8/2005Adam SchuttWalleye7 lbs., 03 oz.26
5/24/2005Eric Slaughter, Jr.Gar45 1/4
6/4/2005Buck HolleyBlue Catfish52 lbs., 08 oz.43
6/5/2005Carol DanielGar44
12/17/2005Brian BrooksBlue Catfish35 lbs., 04 oz.39 1/2
12/17/2005Brian BrooksBlue Catfish38 lbs.41

Years Available

Note: posting of data for the current year is delayed by 3 months.